Visit Escondido’s Zimmer waves goodbye

Friends and associates of Katherine Zimmer, who has been the face and soul of Visit Escondido for seven years gathered on the outdoor area of Burger Bench to bid her a fond farewell. And to share a few memories, laughs, tater tots and glasses of wine. Zimmer is off to Napa, and since she says she has no intention of […]

Chamber invites you to annual Open House

The annual Escondido Chamber of Commerce Open House is your chance to explore all the Chamber has to offer. This year’s event will be taking place on Tuesday, January 28 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Chamber’s offices located at 720 N. Broadway. Want to know what the Chamber of Commerce is all about? Have you been thinking […]

City completes downtown Wi-Fi upgrades

Last week the City of Escondido completed an upgrade of the “Escondido Downtown Wi-Fi” network.  The wireless network covers downtown Escondido from Juniper Street to Orange Street along Grand Avenue. It also covers the areas around City Hall, Grape Day Park and the Escondido Public Library. Over 35 wireless access points have already been upgraded from older Cisco Meraki equipment […]

Sizzling Sabers continue to make noise

  It is now official. There can no longer be any doubt. The hottest team in Escondido and the best ticket in town is one and the same – namely the San Diego Sabers. Playing at a remarkably high level and capitalizing on a surging momentum that is now reaching franchise record proportions, the Sabers won a seventh consecutive game […]

Overbearing and over-regulating


  In last week’s T-A Assemblymember Waldron wrote about the 55 gallons of water allocation that the State was mandating. This is just another instance of the overbearing and over-regulating California government. I will show you how out of touch the folks in the Sacramento Capitol are with the rest of the state. She did explain that the mandate was […]

Sorry to lose you to Napa, Katherine


Katherine Zimmer, who for seven years has been the face and the heart of Visit Escondido, is leaving the city and moving to Napa.  During her time on the job Zimmer has done a great job help to beat the drum for the “hidden” virtues of Escondido—virtues that are sometimes not all that well known to the people who live […]


Quilters to Meet El Camino Quilt Guild meets at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, February 13 at QLN Conference Center, 1938 Avenida Del Oro, Oceanside 92056.  Parking is limited, so carpool if you can. Doors open 9 a.m. Guest fee $10. The speaker will be award-winning art quilter Linda Anderson. (laartquilts.com, who says everyone everywhere has a story. She is compelled and […]

Escondido Public Library offers free 3D printing to the public

Escondido Public Library now offers free 3D printing to anyone with a valid Escondido Public Library card.  Library users may submit a 3D object for printing online via a web form at www.escondidolibrary.org/3Dprinting. The prints will be processed by Library staff to ensure they meet the criteria laid out in the 3D Printing Policy and will be available within two […]

Baha’I to observe World Religion Day

All are welcome to join the Baha’i Community of Escondido in observing World Religion Day Sunday January 26 at 2 p.m. The purpose of this observance is to promote interfaith understanding of the common foundation of all religions. The public is invited to join the group for video and open discussion at  Maple Room Park Avenue  Community Center, 210 Park […]

Keys to Momentum: Draw Near to God

   “I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I could wish you were cold or hot. So then, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will vomit you out of My mouth.” (Revelation 3:15, NKJV)   Have you ever had a hot cup of coffee? A lot of people have.  How about a […]